1. SubscriberAThousandYoung
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    26 Feb '13 21:11
    Both are said to have lived in the eastern Mediterranean around 1200 BCE
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    26 Feb '13 22:24
    Here's one of many comparison pages you can find around the net:

    http://oldkingjames.com/WORKS/hercules_samson.html
  3. Standard memberwolfgang59
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    27 Feb '13 00:46
    As likely as The Wizard of Oz and Merlin being one and the same.
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    27 Feb '13 01:05
    Originally posted by AThousandYoung
    Both are said to have lived in the eastern Mediterranean around 1200 BCE
    Along with about 1 million other people. That narrows down the search, eh.
  5. Standard memberRJHinds
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    27 Feb '13 01:11
    Originally posted by AThousandYoung
    Both are said to have lived in the eastern Mediterranean around 1200 BCE
    Hercules was a myth. Samson was the real deal. ­čśĆ
  6. SubscriberAThousandYoung
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    27 Feb '13 01:25
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    Along with about 1 million other people. That narrows down the search, eh.
    How many had mythic strength?
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    04 Mar '13 10:59
    Originally posted by AThousandYoung
    Both are said to have lived in the eastern Mediterranean around 1200 BCE
    hercules pleaded insanity in his murder trial. samson said god allowed him to murder 50 people and steal their clothes (and as such would have been declared insane as well).
  8. Standard memberBosse de Nage
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    04 Mar '13 18:231 edit
    Both qualify as legends ... One Greek, one Hebrew ... Heracles was famously stupid, though - not sure if Samson was too, although the woman tricked him easy ...

    (Distinguish between myth and legend.)
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